Center for African Family Studies (CAFS), Nairobi, Kenya

Event/Training Summary: 

The purpose of this one-week course is to build the capacity of non-profit organizations in knowledge management by equipping participants with the knowledge, information, and skills to develop and carry out an effective knowledge management strategies. According to CAFS, an effective knowledge management strategy will enable an organization to generate, codify, store, use, reuse, share, and disseminate knowledge inside and outside of the organization. This will lead to improved performance, time, and resource management. Carrying out a knowledge management strategy will also enable staff to share best practices and lessons learned resulting in improved programs and services. Main content areas include:

  • The Concept and Principles of Knowledge Management
  • Conducting a Knowledge Audit
  • Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Barriers
  • Improving Research and Knowledge Generation
  • Systems for Capturing Tacit Knowledge for Documentation
  • Systems for Codifying, Storing, and Retrieving Knowledge
  • Using Communities of Practice
  • Documenting and Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Information Dissemination in a Global Environment
  • Defining Knowledge Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Aligning Knowledge Management to a Strategic Plan
  • Measuring the Impact of Knowledge Management Activities

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